The Capital IDEA Opportunity

The Capital IDEA Opportunity is our latest video collaboration with Dennis Burnett Photo Video. Our goal was to create an explainer video that demonstrates the work of Capital IDEA in a 60 second video using real life examples of students, staff, employers and board members. Take a look!

Aaron Franklin lends his voice for East Austin kids

Aaron Franklin, owner and pitmaster of Franklin Barbecue started with 28 cents in the bank account. He says it doesn’t take a lot of money in the world to do things, what it takes is comittment and passion. Thanks Aaron for lending your voice for our our campaign Dreams Never Settle and our client East…

TNP: This is our Manifesto!

  Since 2000, Mando Rayo has been developing a project to address the leadership gap between Latinos, African-Americans and Asians and mainstream nonprofit boards. Concurrently, GivingCity has been promoting social innovators of color through a regular feature called the New Philanthropists. In the fall of 2014, GivingCity Austin and Mando Rayo + Collective formed a…

Creating An Inclusive Austin with The New Philanthropists

Diversity of nonprofit boards matters. It matters because nonprofits are organizations invested in and accountable to the community, and nonprofit leaders should reflect the demographics of the people they serve. If nonprofits are going to stay relevant, effective and responsive to the needs of the communities they serve, than nonprofit boards must make diversity a…